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NHL on tap: Red Wings get off to a quick start against Canadiens

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Welcome to NHL On Tap. His three writers for share what they’re most looking forward to in their daily schedule. Today, their picks from his four games on Friday.

Red Wings look for fast start

The Detroit Red Wings kick off the season with more excitement than when they host the Montreal Canadiens at Little Caesars Arena (7 p.m. ET; BSDET, TSN2, RDS, ESPN+, SN NOW).defense man Moritz Seider and move forward lucas raymond We are having a great rookie season. In fact, Seider won the Calder Trophy as his NHL Rookie of the Year.A new rookie has made a team: forwards Elmer SoderblomAnd along with new coach Derek Lalonde, there are some new additions: Andrew Copp, Dominic Kubarik When David Perron,Counsel Ben Kiarrot When Ori Marta and goalie Ville FussoThe Red Wings are much more competitive and it will be fun to see them play against the Montreal team, who defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Wednesday. — Nicholas J. Cotsonika, columnist

The Rolling Rangers take on the jet

The New York Rangers were a trendy pick for the Stanley Cup Finals after making it to the Eastern Conference Finals last season and losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games. And they’re already off to a hot start with Tuesday’s season opener, where he defeated the Lightnings, 3-1, and the Minnesota Wild, where he beat them 7-3 on Thursday.Forward artemi panarin Scoring one goal and three assists in his 16th career four-point game helped New York record seven goals in their first road game of the season (pm ET; TSN3, MSGSN, ESPN+, SN NOW). It’s not easy to play back-to-back, and I’m looking forward to seeing what Rangers and Panarin can do next. — Amalie Benjamin, Staff Writer

Barnes Returns to San Jose

It’s going to be an emotional night for defense Brent Burns The first time he wore the Carolina Hurricanes jersey against the former San Jose Sharks team (10:30 PM ET; NBCSCA, BSSO, NBC+, SN NOW). After spending 11 his seasons with the Sharks, the 37-year-old agreed to be traded to Carolina on his July 13th. He made his Carolina debut on Wednesday in his 4–1 win over Columbus his Blues His Jackets, but was scoreless in 22 games. 33 for ice time. “It’s going to be fun to watch The Tank because The Tank rocks,” he said of his return to San Jose, where he won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s best defenseman in 2016-17. The Sharks will enter the home opener seeking their first win after two losses to the Nashville Predators in the 2022 NHL Global Series on October 7 and 8 in Prague. This will be his home debut as Quinn’s coach to David, who replaced Bob Bower as his coach. during the off-season. — Mike Zeisberger, Staff Writer

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Columbus Blue Jackets Tampa Bay Lightning (7 PM ET; NHLN, BSOH, BSSUN, ESPN+, SN NOW)

positive but Johnny Gaudreau Playing his first game in Columbus as a member of the Blue Jackets after signing as a free agent this offseason.the team will be without a forward Patrick Laingwill be out three to four weeks after suffering an elbow sprain in Wednesday’s 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. They will try to bounce back against reigning Eastern his conference champions Lightning, who are trying to avoid starting the season with his two-game losing streak for the first time since 2009-10.

Montreal Canadiens at Detroit Red Wings (7pm ET; BSDET, RDS, TSN2, ESPN+, SN NOW)

After winning the season opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday, the Canadiens will begin their winning streak against the Washington Capitals on Saturday.Forward Cole Corfield He scored twice in that game as he tries to improve on last season’s output of 23 goals. The Red Wings start the season with a number of new faces, from Derek his Lalonde his coach to a new crew ushering in a new era.

New York Rangers at the Winnipeg Jets (8 PM ET, TSN3, MSGSN, ESPN+, SN NOW)

The Jets will be able to test themselves against one of the NHL’s best players as they open their season against the Rangers on Friday. The game marks the Jets’ debut for coach Rick Bowness, who was hired on July 3, and could mark the beginning of the rookie forward’s Calder Trophy campaign. Cole ParfettiLast season, he scored seven goals (two goals and five assists) in his first 18 games in the NHL.

San Jose Sharks Carolina Hurricanes (10:30 PM ET, NBCSCA, BSSO, ESPN+, SN NOW)

Brent Burns’ return to San Jose may be headline-grabbing, but Martin Nekas He’s looking to build on Carolina’s 3-point (1 goal, 2 assists) performance against the Blue Jackets in the opening game of the season. Nekas scored 40 goals (14 goals and 26 assists) last season. The Sharks are hoping for their first win of the season after his two losses to the Nashville Predators in his 2022 NHL Global Series in Prague. The Sharks have five days off since their last game.